ERIC Number: ED438143
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Connections '96. Proceedings of a Faculty Conference (2nd, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, May 1996).
Dayton-Sakari, Mary, Ed.; Miller, Carole S., Ed.; Liedtke, Werner, Ed.
This proceedings contains 19 papers presented at the second annual faculty conference at the University of Victoria (British Columbia, Canada). Papers cover a wide variety of disciplines, including preschool education, classroom communication, mathematics instruction, theater, attention deficit disorders, distance learning by rural home schoolers, physical education, writing in English as a second language classes, reading comprehension, art education, preservice teacher education, social studies, music education, counseling, action research by teacher-researchers, and teacher anger. The papers are: "Sensory Experience: A Means of Enhancing Playfulness and Creativity for Preschool Children" (Wanda A. R. Boyer); "Reading Your Readers: The Observation of Ability and Control through Students' Nonverbal Communication" (Mary Dayton-Sakari); "Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Striving To Accommodate Changes in Emphasis-Spatial Sense" (Werner W. Liedtke); "Using Theatre To Explore Social Issues" (Carole Miller); "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Brief Review of Issues" (Jim Ward); "Past Achievements, Present Objectives, and Future Directions of Electronic Home Learning Programmes in British Columbia" (Kathie M. Black); "Precontemplating P.E.?" (Joan Wharf Higgins, Pattie-Jean Naylor, Tara Ney); "A Comparison of Cross-Linguistic Genre Preferences" (Robert J. Anthony, Hitomi Harama); "A Study on Reading Comprehension Processes in Chinese and English: Interdependent or Universal" (Hua Tang); "Visual Persuasion: The Power of Advertising Art" (Bill Zuk, Bob Dalton); "Constructing Continuity, Exploring Possibility, Celebrating Ambiguity: The Evolution of Our Collaborative Practice with Pre-service Teachers in Social Studies and Language Arts" (Vicki A. Green, Nancy L. Evans); "Sight-Singing Revisited: An Ethnographic Account of a Musicianship Methods Class" (Moira Szabo); "Memories of Music in Elementary School: A Study in Sonata Form" (Inez St. Dennis); "A Study of the Cohort Group Model of Delivering Pre-service Teacher Education: The First Year Results" (Lily Dyson, Betty Hanley, Carole Miller); "The Collaborative Process of Reflection on Counsellor Development: A Case Study for Research and Practice" (Anne Marshall, Trace Andersen); "Gender Equity in Physical Education Workshop for Teachers: The Process of Change" (Sandra Gibbons, Geraldine Van Gyn); "Educators as Action Researchers: Discourse and Reflections" (Lily Dyson, Leola Gibson, Colin Roberts); "Reflexivity and the Researcher's Role" (Elizabeth M. Banister); and "'The Anger in Our Miss Maple': Narrative Exploration of Difficulty in Teaching" (Leah C. Fowler). (Contains references in most papers.) (SV)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Preschool Education, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
University of Victoria, Faculty of Education, P.O. Box 3010, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3N4, Canada. For full text: http://www.educ.uvic.ca/connections/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria.
Authoring Institution: Victoria Univ. (British Columbia).
Identifiers - Location: Canada